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Davis Ridge: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Davis Ridge in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Davis Ridge

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3594

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 24' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.4

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1976

Description (see definition): A ridge of irregular shape, apparently an outlier of the Mount Jackson massif. It rises above the ice surface 6 mi ESE of the summit of Mount Jackson in the E part of Palmer Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1974. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Brent L. Davis, U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) biologist at Palmer Station, 1971, and in the Antarctic Peninsula area, 1974-75 season.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Davis Ridge in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Davis Ridge should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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